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Cover Story: Getting Sauced

A survivor's tale of hot sauce sampling

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
If you've ever signed up for an account on the social networking site Facebook, you might be aware of the "Relationship Status" area. It's where you can list yourself as "Single," "In a rel  

Cover Story: Everybody's a Star

Everybody's Records has outlasted corporate retail competition for 30 years

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
In 1978, Marilyn Kirby was a suburban Dayton housewife with two kids, a shaky marriage and the need for occasional interaction with the adult world. To this end, she clocked part-time hours at her  

Cover Story: Hot 100 Days

The only events calendar you'll need this summer

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Wednesday, May 28 The CINCY FRINGE FESTIVAL performances kick off tonight. Continuing the fest's mission of challenging our perceptions of performing and visual arts, artists from here and e  

Cover Story: All They Want to Do Is Have Some Fun

National City Pavilion a welcome addition to local concert scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Sheryl Crow's comment that she was happy to "pop the cherry" on the new National City Pavilion at Riverbend was appropos for two reasons. The audience for her May 25 concert was filled with g  

Cover Story: Working in Hell

A small shop in Northside turns out unique metalwork in an often sweltering atmosphere

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
The guys at City Iron are embarrassed that it's such a nice day when a reporter and photographer show up to talk about how freakin' hot it gets there during the summer. The thermometer reads 67  

Cover Story: Just 'Cuz She Dances Go-Go...

Considering strippers and strip clubs

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
It's not that I love strippers. I mean, I don't even know any well enough to quantify how I feel about them. But I actually think they're pretty fun in a no-holds-barred, I'm-taking-my-cloth  

Cover Story: Hot Supersize Picks

Staff Picks

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Hot Opening: Oceanaire Seafood Room Downtown dining continues to evolve with the grand opening of the Oceanaire Seafood Room June 2 at the corner of Sixth and Walnut streets. The restauran  

Cover Story: Long Gone and Back Again

After a 27-year hiatus, the area's best 'worst' band reunites

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
It's been 30 years since Mole's Records owner Jess Hirbe and producer Daryl "Doc" Kalmus unleashed the primal Garageabilly sounds of The Customs on an unsuspecting Cincinnati populace through   

Cover Story: Books Revel in Cincinnati History

Arcadia Publishing churns out popular titles on local culture and neighborhoods

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Oddly, the best publisher of books about Cincinnati has its main business office in suburban Charleston, S.C., and its chief "local" editor in Chicago. But this isn't the only unusual thing abo  

Cover Story: A Key Spot for Summer

Covington bar and grill keeps local ownership group's winning streak alive

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
When you close your eyes and envision a "bar and grill," odds are you imagine a menu that pairs everything with ketchup, a place where all the food tastes exactly the same. You might expect the   

Cover Story: To Catch a Thief

Getting inside the criminal mind

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
My old apartment on Liberty Hill was a wreck when I returned home. Of course, I was a bachelor then and it always was wrecked, so at first I didn't notice that anything was out of sorts. Where d  

Cover Story: Artistic Awareness

Twenty-one artists contemplate the actual cost of war

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Local photographer Gordon Baer and 21 contributing artists explore the conflicting emotional states that arise in all wars and consider how wars throughout all generations have invariably generate  

Cover Story: Ready, Set, Fringe

Fifth annual Cincy Fringe Festival will expand your horizons

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
See also Visual Fringe Preview See also Film Fringe Preview Perhaps it's the nature of "fringe theater" that, as the Cincy Fringe Festival is about to launch its fifth annual celebration (M  

Cover Story: Going With the Gut

New direction, new venue, mural project breathe life into Visual Fringe

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Visual Fringe is revving up for an improved and exciting 2008 after what organizers acknowledge was an off year. The hope is that this year will develop a visual arts audience for the Cincy Frin  

Cover Story: Unusual Visions

Film grabs the spotlight in Fringe Festival's growing arts arsenal

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Just about anyone can make a "film" these days. Digital cameras, computer-based editing, enhanced sound equipment, reduced costs and other less obvious factors have resulted in a landslide of f